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July 28, 2021
Labor Day Weekend Special Events

Greater Louisville United Labor Picnic Inc. -  Information Page

Special Labor Day Picnic at KY Kingdom & Discount Tickets for Louisville Zoo

This page will be updated with more info as Labor Day Weekend draws closer. You can also view realtime updates at

Presented by Greater Louisville United Labor Picnic Inc. & PNC Bank, sponsored by Kentucky's Labor Unions & Friends of Labor. Thank you for joining us for Labor Day at the Zoo for the past 20 years. This year we are doing something a little different to celebrate and honor our essential union working families. 

Scroll down for these 2 VERY Special Labor Day and Labor Day Weekend Benefits ONLY for Union Members and their Families. Another Benefit of Union Membership. MUST BE A UNION MEMBER TO PURCHASE ANY TICKETS LISTED ON THIS PAGE.

1. Labor Day PICNIC at KENTUCKY KINGDOM & HURRICANE BAY - SPECIAL Labor Day Picnic at Kentucky Kingdom for Union Members and their Families.

- PARKING:  ONLY $5 per car (must purchase in advance online for this rate)  

  2. Click  Apply Access Code (at the top) & Enter Access Code "PICNIC"
  3. Click the $5 then click Reserve. Park Here! 
  4. Click Continue As Guest then enter your email and credit card info and continue with checkout. 
  5. Bring your parking reservation when you arrive for Labor Day Picnic & KY Kingdom

Access code is NOT case sensitive. You do not have to download an app or create an account to purchase. Discounted parking only valid for Labor Day 9.6.2021. Must be a union member to purchase. If you do not purchase parking in advance at the link above, parking will cost $10 at the gate.  If you are having problems purchasing. You can view a tutorial here -> AT THIS LINK 

- TICKETS for Labor Day Picnic/Car Show @ KY Kingdom: ONLY $15 Children Under 36 inches get in FREEContact your local union to purchase tickets.  Price includes admission to KY Kingdom & Hurricane Bay, Buffet Meal, and FREE Soft Drinks ALL DAY.  TICKETS ARE NOT FOR RESALE. Tickets are limited. Purchase tickets early to ensure availability. There may be limits on number of tickets you may purchase.  Kentucky Kingdom Tickets DO NOT include Parking.

- FOOD at Labor Day Picnic (Buffet Meal & Free Soft Drinks) When your admission ticket is taken at the front gate of Kentucky Kingdom, you will then be given a meal ticket, and a wristband for free soft drinks. Check the meal ticket for your specified buffet meal time. (the picnic area can only hold 2500 individuals per meal time). Buffet meal, along with Free Soft Drinks, will include Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, Mac n' Cheese, Green Beans, Chips, and an Ice Cream Sandwich. Season passes are not valid for Buffet Meal or Free Soft Drinks. All person's in Picnic area must be wearing a Shirt and Shoes, due to park policies for picnic area. 

- SEASON PASS HOLDERS: The park does not allow total buyouts on Labor Day, so Season Pass Holders and Regular Ticket purchasers will still be able to come into the park. But they will not be allowed in the Picnic area without purchasing a Picnic ticket from their union hall. Once you provide your Picnic ticket at the park you will receive a meal ticket, which is valid for a Buffet Meal with Fried Chicken, BBQ Pork, Mac N Cheese, Green Beans, bag of chips, and an Ice Cream Sandwich + Free Drinks in the park all day. Season Pass holders will not need to purchase parking during the Labor Day Picnic, simply show your season pass at the Expo Center gate.  

- KY KINGDOM POLICIES: Beginning Saturday, May 22, 2021 guests aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult chaperone age 21 and over with valid ID. For more information visit

All person's in Picnic area must be wearing a Shirt and Shoes, due to park policies for picnic area. 

Review all of Kentucky Kingdom's Policies at THIS LINK 

- HOURS:  KY Kingdom Hours 11am-7pm   Hurricane Bay Hours 11am-6pm   

Picnic Buffet Meal will be served at multiple meal times between 12 Noon and 6pm for more information on Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay.

CAR SHOW at Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay As part of our annual Labor Day Picnic a Car Show will also be available within walking distance of Kentucky Kingdom. There is a cost to place a vehicle in the car & bike show. All cars must be atleast 10 years old to enter the car show. With the purchase of your ticket to Union Labor Day Picnic, you may walk to view the car show.  Please contact Dale Jackson for details of the 2021 Car Show at

2. LOUISVILLE ZOO - Labor Day Weekend SPECIAL BONUS Discount for Union Members and their Families. ONLY $12 for admission. 

You may begin purchasing these tickets online on Thursday, July 1st, just follow the info below.

While we will not have our Labor Day Picnic at the Louisville Zoo this year, union members can also purchase tickets to spend a day at the Zoo on Friday, September 3rd, Sat. 4th, Sun. 5th, or Labor Day Mon. 6th at a DISCOUNTED RATE SPECIAL of Only $12 for union members and their families. Children ages 2 and under FREE. 

TICKETS   To purchase tickets for any day of Labor Day Weekend (Sept 3 - Sept 6):

  1.  Click the link -> HERE.
  2. Select the Date and the amount of “Ticket Club Tickets” that you would like to purchase and reserve.
  3.  When you get to the check-out page, type in your organization’s Coupon Code LaborU2021 in the promo code box. If you do not, your ticket’s will not be given the discounted rate.
  4. Complete the check-out process.

The tickets and receipt are emailed to the email address used to set up your personal profile (You are able to change your email on the check-out page.) Tickets can be printed or shown on a mobile device at the Zoo. Tickets are only valid for the date purchased.

Go to this link for more information 

For more information about the Louisville Zoo go to 

Page Last Updated: Jul 17, 2021 (12:22:55)
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